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this morning, but that is still in place in new york city and long island and thousands in the region remain homeless. a huge cross-section of the lgbt community in new york city after one of the biggest shelters was wiped out by the storm. here with me in the studio to talk about the rebuilding effort is ally sheedy. >> thank you. >> you have a big place in your heart for the ali fornay center, those that don't know about it, a shelter for homeless lgbt. >> it's a center that provides services for kids living on the street and don't have anywhere to go. those kids are waiting for shelter beds anyway before the storm. they didn't have anywhere to live. this is a place they could get services an it's gone. >> we're showing pictures right now because they're positioning of where their center is in new york was flooded out. >> right. >> and completely destroyed. they're not allowed to be back in there. what has this done to their work and the efforts because it didn't stop lgbt kids from coming to new york city during this time. >> no. >> homeless kids have still been showing up in the city. >>
states, mostly in the south, and parts of seven others. nationwide, some 12,000 cities, counties, and other units of government. ruling on a challenge to the law three years ago, the supreme court sent a warning to congress that it needed updating. the new challenge comes from shelby county, alabama, which includes part of birmingham. some of its proposed election changes have been blocked. but civil liberties groups say discrimination lives on in new forms in most of the areas covered by the law. >> what we have seen in certain parts of the country is the effort to block or dilute the vote of minority voters has been more persistent and adaptive. >> reporter: the fact that the court has agreed to hear this case is a sign that the conservative majority may be prepared to strike this law down, or at least to gut it considerably. craig? >> pete williams there in d.c. for us, pete. thanks to you. let's bring in nationally syndicated radio talk show host michael and cnbc contributor and former democratic governor of virginia, doug wilder. good afternoon to both of you gentlemen. gove
security secretary janet napolitano will be on staten island tomorrow. meanwhile, new york city and long island have put in place the odd/even gas rationing. activists say twin suicide bombings rocked the southern city of daraa today. 20 soldiers were among the dead fighting between government and opposition forces followed the blasts. >>> what went wrong for the republicans in the 2012 election? was it the candidates? the campaign? the failed gop strategy after their 2010 congressional victories, many believe it was theirs for the taking. we look for answers in our political war room. joining me now, doug, former adviser to the hillary for president campaign and susan. good afternoon to both of you. >> hi, craig. >> is the gop brand broken? >> yeah, it is. really simply put, yeah. we're having a message problem and that's worse than the gop has to start moving. they have to expand who they want new voters and attracting voters. >> here's the thing. how do you do that? >> there's a few things. one, you need and you need to have a litmus test. just because we disagree entirely. and we hav
as 300,000 around new york city and trying to get the lights and heat working again. >> it can't be this hard. the rest of the country can do it. why can't we do it? >> amen, sister. >>> up next, florida hung in the balance until today. what took so long in the sunshine state? we'll talk to the supervisor of elections for duval county, florida, next. this is msnbc. a winter wonderland doesn't just happen. it takes some doing. some coordinating. and a trip to the one place with the new ideas that help us pull it all together. from the things that hang and shine... ...to the things that sparkle and jingle. all while saving the things that go in our wallet. more saving. more doing. that's the power of the home depot. right now, get an assortment of martha stewart living ornamen,s free when you purchase select artificial trees. >>> back now with developing news. election officials in the sunshine state doing a lot of explaining after it took four days to declare president obama the winner there. the headline in "the huffington post" says it all. florida becomes a national disgrace
fans in new york city made her the artist she is today. >>> we are expecting an update shortly from governor chris christie on the nor'easter that has hit the region on the heels of superstorm sandy. certainly adding insult to injury. >>> plus a cabinet shakeup ahead. what the president's team will look like for his second term. who might stay, who might go. we'll talk about it. ♪ [ male announcer ] the way it moves. the way it cleans. everything about the oral-b power brush is simply revolutionary. oral-b power brushes oscillate, rotate and even pulsate to gently loosen and break up that sticky plaque with more brush movements than manual brushes and even up to 50% more than leading sonic technology brushes for a superior clean. oral-b power brushes. go to oralb.com for the latest offers. >>> president obama has a slough of big issues and big challenges on deck as he moves into a second term. one of the biggest priorities on the foreign front, ongoing instability in syria and concerns about iran's nuclear program. also creating new paths to citizenship with a renewed push for imm
. let's take a look at what is happening this hour. the president will land in new york city within the next 30 minutes, where he will tour the damage done by superstorm sandy. he will be greeted by andrew cuomo and governor bloomberg. and there are two closed door meetings on the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. one is taking place with the house intelligence committee and the the other with the house foreign affairs committee. there are new developments on the david petraeus front. testimony from members of congress will be happening. the general is set to brief the house intelligence committee tomorrow and likely the senate intelligence committee as well. now the defense secretary leon panetta came out ordering an investigation of legal and ethical issues among military leaders. the president giving his first remarks yesterday on the scandal that prompted the president to resign. >> we're safer because of the work that dpaifd petraeus has done, and my main hope right now is that he and his family are able to move on. and that this ends up being a single side note
in baltimore city and pastor coats. their articulation of that fundamental truth that in order to protect religious freedom we have to protect rights legally under the law. that was important in making this a positive dialogue with a positive outcome rather than that old framework and fear-based dialogue that defeated this referendum in other states. >> the supreme court will consider various measures allowing or denying marriage equality on a national level. do you think the supreme court will take action on this or the likelihood is they will kick it back to the state level? >> i don't know. when we come back upon issues of equal rights for all people, the way we usually move forward is court action. now with these four states, we have seen that there's direct action of the voters at the bat l lot. i believe this issue is moving forward. my daughters scratch their heads and wonder how older people even have a problem with that. eventually the supreme court will get there and probably much sooner than later. >> i want to talk about what this means for your career because we have the oppo
residing on long island. the floating city is living up to its name. venice is under water. heavy rain and high tides causing near record flooding. >>> a wreck on the racetrack turns into a massive brawl off the track. it all happened after jeff gordon intentionally wrecked clint bowyer in the second to last lap. a brawl broke out between the two teams in the garage area. nascar officials met with both drivers after the race. f penalties could be handed out tomorrow. >>> "skyfall" bringing in nearly $80 million at the box office. the biggest opening for a james bond movie. >>> national security impact, a lot of big questions about this. senator dianne feinstein says general petraeus' affair could have had an impact here at home. roger cressy will join me. >>> and there's already speculation about joe biden running for president in 2016. but could it be another biden on the ticket. beau biden will join us. it's swanson flavor boost. concentrated broth to add delicious flavor to your skillet dish in just one stir. mmm! [ female announcer ] cook, meet compliments. get recipes at flavorboo
as and sounds of parades like this in new york city, to the sheer silence of families visiting grave sites at arlington cemetery. today we all pause to thank and remember. >>> were veterans' issues honored on the campaign trail? some say not enough. governor romney neglected to mention veterans or america's wars during his speech at the republican national convention and after president obama said he would continue to fight for veterans during his acceptance speech they were not very prominent for the rest of his campaign. joining me now is former democratic congressman patrick murphy, the first veteran of the iraq war to serve in congress. he is also an obama campaigner. and now he's former congressman patrick murphy. happy veterans day to you, sir. as an iraq war veteran, how do you feel about not hearing more from either candidate about veterans' issues on the trail? >> well, listen, the campaign is over and i was disappointed with mitt romney, governor romney for not mentioning it. and the third debate on foreign policy, he didn't mention veterans one time and in his 45-minute acceptan
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